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Lucy Leonard A dynamic, compassionate and personable occupational therapist with a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Encompass Therapy Solutions

I have worked with people for over 18 years carrying out assessments in their home (including care homes) to assess the relationship of the person to their environment. I work with the individual to fully understand their history and help them set and reach their goals to maximise independence and quality of life. I can make recommendations for equipment and adaptations in the home, carry out risk assessments, have extensive manual handling training and can help people engage in meaningful activities in their community. I help empower people to live in a safe environment whilst facilitating family and carers to look after and support loved ones.

I am trained in the Matheson approach to Functional Capacity Evaluations and carry out work-site assessments. I am also able to undertake immediate needs assessments and make comprehensive recommendations for rehabilitation following personal injury.

I am based in North West England, but frequently travel throughout Northern England and North Wales. Please get in touch and I'd be delighted to talk through how I can help you.

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Qualifications

I have been an occupational therapist for 19 years, have an MSc in Advanced Occupational Therapy and am a visiting lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University.


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Phone: 07833 123026

Email: [email protected]

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Services

  • Advice about access, bathroom &/or kitchen adaptations or equipment Home adaptations for independent living
  • Advice around specialist equipment or in modifying your home to maximise independence
  • Falls prevention
  • Telecare and Telehealth expertise
  • Assessments for Disabled Facilities Grants
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Long term conditions management in the community
  • Oncology & Palliative Care or Condition Management
  • Brain or Spinal Injury expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Mental health recovery and peer support
  • Support with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias
  • Specialist seating/equipment for children
  • Assessment, advice and support for children
  • Work/health promo/training/H&S e.g. DSE Risk Assessment, Manual Handling training, stress prevention/education
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) (standardised system) for physically active jobs
  • Job/role analysis of task demands
  • Graduated RTW plan/reasonable adjustments advice
  • OT Assessments and interventions on behalf of a case manager
  • Specific treatment interventions for a case manager
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Single handed care reviews for Local Authorities or Care Homes
  • Reduction in Local Authority waiting lists
  • Blue Badge assessments
  • Bespoke training programmes
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